Alive Magazine’s Buzz List Launch Party. 9pm at Lucas Park Grille-1234 Washington Ave. $10 in advance/$15door. This is ALIVE’s biggest party of the year, where local celebs, VIPs and the city’s influential set mix, mingle and party all night. Enjoy drinks from Samuel Adams, 360 Vodka and Mirassou Winery.
Club Red Launch Party: Flirting with Disaster. 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Thaxton Speakeasy -1009 Olive Street. Club Red is the hip new club for St. Louis young professionals in support of the the American Red Cross. Gather with your friends to meet new people, network with other young professionals and learn more about the lifesaving mission of the American Red Cross. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Includes delectable dessert buffet, beer, wine and the fabulous Red Flirtini signature drink. Cocktail attire suggested. Red is in.
Saturday February 6:
Doorways' Red 2010 Cast Party!11pm-3am at Hilton at the Ballpark (1 South Broadway, St. Louis, MO).$25 This is the after-party to Red, Doorways’ annual charity gala. Join ALIVE and host Andy Cohen of Bravo TV at the “Cast Party” featuring a late-night dance party with music by London Calling. Doorways’ programs benefit men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS.
Saturday & Sunday February 6-7:
Taste Of Soulard, 11am-5pm. Attendees are able to stroll though Soulard using the seven taste tickets from the ticket booklet to sample six signature dishes and one taste of Southern Comfort from the participating restaurants and pubs of Soulard. Free trolley service on Saturday. Booklets are also available for purchase the day of the event at participating Soulard establishments. $25.
Sunday February 7:
Beggin’ Pet Parade Registration begins at 10am at the corner of Allen & Menard in Soulard, parade steps off at 1pm. This is one of the largest pet parades in the world with thousands of pets in costumes parading through the streets of Soulard. To participate, registration is $10. Or you can just watch from the street…tons of fun!
As the parade ends, head over to Soulard Market Park for the Weiner Dog Derby. The first heat begins at 2pm. It’s $10 to register your dachshund, and free to watch!